“I Can’t Believe We Measured a Whole Blue Whale!”

By Eric Eyman Last year, many of the Olive Room children developed a deep appreciation for marine life. Because of this interest, several meaningful connections formed between children. They often enjoyed drawing sea creatures and researching them. They created watercolor paintings of seashells and coral; a large canvas painting of their favorite deep-sea dwellers; and [...]

Discovering Art Through Community Collaboration

By Carroll Scott-McIntyre Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.- Pablo Picasso One of my favorite forms of artistic expression is a collage. Through my first few years at Little Owl, it has been my favorite thing to do with the children. This year, being [...]

A Natural Path to Learning

By Kelsie Castro “Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.” - Bruce Lee Sitting in the backyard after lunch, I was intrigued by a voice that called to me from inside our tunnel.  “Hey, Kelsie! We are going to collect berries and count them!”  Looking over, I noticed [...]